Author Archives: Anne Virden


Dr. Anne Virden joined Malvern in 2007 and is Product Technical Specialist for Malvern's laser diffraction range. Anne has PhD in physics at the University of York, specializing in fine particle magnetism where she gained experience in a range of advanced characterization techniques.

Published 29 Oct 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Snow

It’s now my opportunity to contribute to the around the world in 80 particles blog, and as we’re getting towards winter it’s time to start thinking about my favorite pastimes, skiing and snowboarding or in fact any way of sliding…READ MORE >

Published 14 May 2015

A to Z of Industrial Applications – A is for…

In this series of blogs I, and some of my colleagues, would like to share some of our experience in particle sizing for industrial applications. I thought we’d do this by going through an A to Z of industrial applications…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Oct 2013

Tales of the Unexpected

For many users engaged in particle size analysis, the end point of the measurement can come as something of an unexpected twist. The suggestion that the results obtained are ‘not what we expected’ is a common claim, and is the starting…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Mar 2013

Join us for the next webinar in the Laser Diffraction Masterclass

The laser diffraction masterclass continues this month with Masterclass 2: Wet Method Development. The Masterclass is a series of webinars covering subjects from basic principles to choosing optical properties and specification setting. Each topic is covered in a separate webinar…READ MORE >

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Published 24 Jan 2013

New Year New Masterclass!

Hello and Happy New Year! If your new year’s resolution was to learn a bit more about laser diffraction then I have just the thing for you! The laser diffraction Masterclass is a series of webinars covering subjects from basic…READ MORE >

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